Through the “Tired Faces” project, I was surprised to learn that crashes in the Washington DC area resulted in the deaths of 66 pedestrians and 7 bicyclists, accounting for 27 percent of overall traffic fatalities in the region.

As a local photographer, I couldn’t be more proud of the efforts by the team at Sherry Matthews Marketing on behalf of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. This award-winning campaign, “Tired Faces” featuring DC residents, was recently approved for another round.

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